Table 2.

Percentage of enrolled women receiving Pap screening in 1998

AgeEnrolleesRoutine cervical screeningaFollow-up cervical screening onlyaVaginal screening onlyAny Pap screening% of U.S. women with a cervixb
10–1410,4700.6%0.0%0.0%0.6%100.0%
15–1911,68421.0%0.6%0.1%21.6%99.8%
20–246,10244.6%2.1%0.1%46.8%99.6%
25–295,74160.4%2.0%0.1%62.4%98.0%
30–347,81752.4%1.5%0.4%54.3%95.5%
35–3910,41146.0%1.1%1.1%48.2%91.1%
40–4412,67441.0%0.9%1.9%43.8%85.2%
45–4914,22139.1%0.9%3.4%43.4%79.7%
50–5413,39638.0%0.9%4.5%43.5%74.4%
55–5910,49233.2%0.8%5.6%39.6%71.1%
60–648,65829.4%0.5%5.8%35.7%69.2%
65–696,60526.2%0.4%5.1%31.7%67.3%
70–746,24419.4%0.3%4.2%23.9%65.5%
75–795,37412.9%0.2%3.9%16.9%64.1%
80–843,7957.0%0.2%2.6%9.7%63.0%
85+3,2373.4%0.0%1.2%4.6%61.4%
Overallc150,05228.6%0.8%1.8%31.2%87.2%
  • a Cervical Pap rates are unadjusted for the age-specific proportion without a cervix.

  • b Estimates based on data from the National Hospital Discharge survey.

  • c Overall rates across all ages are age-adjusted to the 1998 U.S. female population.